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Pain Clinics Could Cut Down on Opioid Use, UA Team Finds
April 5, 2019

Pain specialists at the University of Arizona and Banner – University Medicine are trying to reduce the use of opioids for patients suffering from chronic non-cancer pain by utilizing alternatives and complementary methods, and a large array of pain intervention procedures.


Drs. Monica Kraft and Julie Ledford Win $10K ‘Shark Tank’ Prize
February 22, 2019

On Wednesday, Feb. 13, the College of Medicine – Tucson hosted a Shark Tank-style competition as part of Research Day, a first-of-its-kind, daylong event for researchers at the University of Arizona Health Sciences. 


The Science of Consciousness 2019
February 4, 2019

Stuart Hameroff MD and the Center for Consciousness Studies (‘CCS’) have received $153,000 from the Penrose Institute for clinical studies of transcranial ultrasound (‘TUS’) for treatment of dementia, brain trauma, addiction and mood disorders. 


‘The Power of Precision Medicine’ Theme of Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference, Feb. 16
January 17, 2019

Accomplished physician-scientist and transformational leader Dr. Kenneth Ramos, an expert on genetics and genomic medicine, will deliver the keynote address at the University of Arizona Arthritis Center’s 17th annual conference for those living with arthritis — and those who care for them.


Dr. Mohab Ibrahim's Interview 'Green Light to Stop Pain'
December 3, 2018

How Green Light may put the brakes on your pain

UA study expanding and seeking new patients


‘Conquering Arthritis...Meet the University of Arizona Arthritis Center Researchers,’ Nov. 8
October 29, 2018

An opportunity to visit one-on-one with UA Arthritis Center faculty members, physicians and scientists to learn about the Center’s leading-edge research.


Thanks to $1.72M Federal Grant: UA Researchers Using Green Light for HIV-Related Pain as Astonishing Therapy Moves to Next Phase of Study
October 17, 2018

Green light therapy results in decreased chronic pain without side effects and has the promise of easy clinical application due to its low cost, efficacy and availability. This new project addresses the critical need for effective non-pharmacological treatments for HIV-related neuropathy and the hypersensitivity associated with antiretroviral therapy.


University of Anesthesiology Faculty Garner NIH Funding
July 31, 2018

University of Arizona Anesthesiology faculty Amol Patwardhan, MD, PhD and Mohab Ibrahim, MD, PhD both received notice of awards from NIH this month. 


‘Battling the Opioid Epidemic: UA Experts see the Light Through Groundbreaking Research’ Subject of UA Arthritis Center Lecture, May 2
April 20, 2018

Free and open to the public, the lecture by Drs. Mohab M. Ibrahim and Todd W. Vanderah—members of one of the largest groups in the world studying chronic pain and treatment alternatives—will explore their exciting research on medications and therapies designed to inhibit chronic pain without unwanted side effects, including addiction.


'The Science of Consciousness' Conference | April 2-7, 2018
December 12, 2017

Held annually since 1994, the conference is hosted by the Center for Consciousness Studies at the University of Arizona, and alternates yearly between Tucson, Arizona and various locations around the world.


Dr Niesen-UA Now News
October 12, 2017

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